By Ishaan . February 28, 2012 . 3:32pm
A Reddit user who worked with Joe van den Heuvel, the person that designed the cloth technology behind the cape, shares: “If you like that cape tech, the man that made it left Day 1 to start his own company, CloakWorks.”
“When we stopped working on [Gotham by Gaslight], we had working combat, cut scenes, levels, gadgets, all kind of stuff,” he goes on to reveal. Since Day 1 Studios own all the work done on the game, Heuvel allegedly rewrote his cape tech from the ground up for his new company.
This cloth-simulation technology, dubbed “Shroud,” is being used in IO Interactive’s Hitman Absolution. You can find sample videos demonstrating Shroud’s uses on CloakWorks’ website. We’ve embedded one of them above.